menstrual flow


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Noun1.menstrual flow - flow of blood from the uterus; occurs at roughly monthly intervals during a woman's reproductive years
adult female body, woman's body - the body of an adult woman
blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
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Cryo-Cell's innovative service, introduced in November, 2007, is the first available service that enables women to collect and cryopreserve highly prolific stem cells harvested from menstrual flow.
The Uterine Balloon Therapy system was designed to reduce or eliminate excessive menstrual flow, a condition which affects approximately 19 percent of women worldwide.
The four most-frequently mentioned purposes for using the Padette were for light menstrual flow, vaginal discharge, a feeling of freshness and dryness, and for slight loss of urine.
The Uterine Balloon Therapy system is designed to reduce or eliminate excessive menstrual flow, a condition which affects approximately 19% of women worldwide.
Based in Oldsmar, Florida, C'elle is the first available service that enables women to collect and cryopreserve stem cells collected from their menstrual flow.
This is the first and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future utilization by the donor or possibly first-degree relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.
Estrostep, like all oral contraceptives, may provide several noncontraceptive health benefits including: lower incidence of ovarian cysts, lower incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease, reduced likelihood of developing cancer of the ovaries and cancer of the lining of the uterus, more regular periods, lighter menstrual flow and less menstrual discomfort.
In addition to contraception, Estrostep, like all oral contraceptives, may also provide several health benefits including: lower incidence of ovarian cysts, lower incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease, reduced likelihood of developing cancer of the ovaries and cancer of the lining of the uterus, more regular periods, lighter menstrual flow and less menstrual discomfort.
The C'elle service is based on Cryo-Cell's expansive IP technology portfolio and was introduced in November, 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future potential utilization by the donor or possibly first-degree relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.
Clinicians typically define success in treating excessive menstrual flow as a reduction to normal bleeding levels or less.
The miniform collects blood along with numerous cells, vaginal mucous and discharge flushed out by the menstrual flow.
The onset of menstrual flow was defined as day 0, ovulation as days 14-15, the perimenstrual period as the 2 days prior to onset of flow, and the menstrual period itself as days 0-5.